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TOSEC: The Old School Emulation Center

The Old School Emulation Center (TOSEC) is a retrocomputing initiative dedicated to the cataloging and preservation of software, firmware and resources for microcomputers, minicomputers and video game consoles. The main goal of the project is to catalog and audit various kinds of software and firmware images for these systems.


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TOSEC: The Old School Emulation Center
May 9, 2020 Lady Eklipse
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This is the ultimate, most complete ZX Spectrum files set that have ever been! This set contains:  - All files that were in TOSEC;  - All files from www.worldofspectrum.org which were never in TOSEC before;  - All modern homebrews up to September 2017;  - Demos from pouet.net;  - Games which took part in Crap Games Competition;  - Rare hacks and compilations.   Provided by Lady Eklipse with love to all ZX Spectrum community. 31. October, 2017 If you want an easy way to sort these files...
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Topics: ZX Spectrum, TOSEC, Games, Sinclair
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TOSEC: The Old School Emulation Center
Apr 4, 2020
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The Apple IIGS (stylized as IIgs) is the fifth and most powerful model in the Apple II series of personal computers produced by Apple Computer. The "GS" in the name stands for Graphics and Sound, referring to its enhanced multimedia capabilities, especially its state-of-the-art sound and music synthesis, which greatly surpassed previous models of the line and most contemporary machines like the Macintosh and IBM PC. The machine was a radical departure from any previous Apple II, with...
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MicroBee (Micro Bee) was a series of home computers by Applied Technology, later known as MicroBee Systems. The original MicroBee computer was designed in Australia by a team including Owen Hill and Matthew Starr. It was based on features available on the DG-Z80 and DG-640 S-100 cards developed by David Griffiths, TCT-PCG S-100 card developed by TCT Micro Design and MW6545 S-100 card developed by Dr John Wilmshurst. It was originally packaged as a two board unit, with the lower "main...
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Oct 28, 2019
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The Electronika BK was a series of 16-bit PDP-11-compatible Soviet home computers developed by NPO Scientific Center, the leading Soviet microcomputer design team at the time. It was also responsible for the more powerful UKNC and DVK micros. First released in 1985, they were based on the К1801ВМ1 (Soviet LSI-11-compatible CPU) and were the only "official" Soviet home computer design in mass production. They initially sold for about 600-650 rubles. This was expensive, but...
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TOSEC: The Old School Emulation Center
May 21, 2019
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The Amiga CD32, styled "CD32" (code-named "Spellbound"), was the first 32-bit CD-ROM based video game console released in western Europe, Australia, Canada and Brazil. It was first announced at the Science Museum in London, United Kingdom on 16 July 1993, and was released in September of the same year. The CD32 is based on Commodore's Advanced Graphics Architecture chipset, and is of similar specification to the Amiga 1200 computer. Using 3rd-party devices, it is possible to...
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May 16, 2019 The Old School Emulation Center
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The Old School Emulation Center Collection version 2017-04-23 The first TOSEC release of 2017 is here! This release took a bit more time but is also much more varied, adding a good amount of new systems as well as updates to existent ones, thanks to Crashdisk, mai, Duncan Twain, tomse, Maddog, MetalliC and mictlantecuhtle.
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TOSEC: The Old School Emulation Center
Jan 24, 2019
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TOSEC: The Old School Emulation Center
Jan 23, 2019
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The Sega Pico, also known as Kids Computer Pico (キッズコンピューター・ピコ Kizzu Konpyūtā Piko?), is an electronic toy by Sega. The aim of creating the Pico was to get more young children (specifically, ages 2–8) to use video game systems. The Pico was the first Sega-branded console to carry an officially licensed game from former competitor Nintendo. The Pico was released in 1993 in Japan and 1994 in North America and Europe. In Japan, the system was a huge success and games...
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TOSEC: The Old School Emulation Center
Nov 10, 2018
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Kaypro Corporation, commonly called Kaypro, was an American home/personal computer manufacturer of the 1980s. The company was founded by Non-Linear Systems to develop computers to compete with the then-popular Osborne 1 portable microcomputer. Kaypro produced a line of rugged, portable CP/M-based computers sold with an extensive software bundle which supplanted its competitors and quickly became one of the top selling personal computer lines of the early 1980s. While exceptionally loyal to its...
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TOSEC: TOSEC PIX Collection
Nov 2, 2018
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TOSEC PIX Collection: Nintendo (2013-04-13 Version)
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Feb 18, 2018
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The Atari 8-bit family is a series of 8-bit home computers manufactured from 1979 to 1992. All are based on the MOS Technology 6502 CPU and were the first home computers designed with custom coprocessor chips. Over the following decade several versions of the same basic design were released, including the original Atari 400 and 800 and their successors, the XL and XE series of computers. Overall, the Atari 8-bit computer line was a commercial success, selling two million units through its major...
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Jun 26, 2017
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The Commodore 64, commonly called C64, C=64 (after the graphic logo on the case) or occasionally CBM 64 (for Commodore Business Machines), or VIC-64, is an 8-bit home computer introduced in January 1982 by Commodore International. Volume production started in the spring of 1982, with machines being released on to the market in August at a price of US$ 595. Preceded by the Commodore VIC-20 and Commodore PET, the C64 took its name from its 64 kilobytes (65,536 bytes) of RAM, and had favorable...
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Apr 17, 2017
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The Amstrad CPC (short for Colour Personal Computer) is a series of 8-bit home computers produced by Amstrad between 1984 and 1990. It was designed to compete in the mid-1980s home computer market dominated by the Commodore 64 and the Sinclair ZX Spectrum, where it successfully established itself primarily in the United Kingdom, France, Spain, and the German-speaking parts of Europe. The series spawned a total of six distinct models: The CPC464, CPC664, and CPC6128 were highly successful...
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TOSEC: TOSEC PIX Collection
Dec 9, 2016
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TOSEC PIX Collection: MSX (2013-04-13 Version)
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Nov 4, 2016
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The Amiga is a family of personal computers sold by Commodore in the 1980s and 1990s. The first model was launched in 1985 as a high-end home computer and became popular for its graphical, audio and multi-tasking abilities. The Amiga provided a significant upgrade from 8-bit computers, such as the Commodore 64, and the platform quickly grew in popularity among computer enthusiasts. The best selling model, the Amiga 500, was introduced in 1987 and became the leading home computer of the late...
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The Master System (マスターシステム Masutā Shisutemu?), often called the Sega Master System or SMS, is a third-generation video game console that was manufactured and released by Sega in 1985 in Japan (as the Sega Mark III), 1986 in North America, 1987 in Europe and 1989 in Brazil. The original Master System could play both cartridges and the credit card-sized "Sega Cards," which retailed for cheaper prices than cartridges but had lower storage capacity. The Master System...
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NEC's PC Engine was released in 1987 in Japan, and later in 1989 in North America as the TurboGrafx-16 Entertainment SuperSystem. The first entry in the fourth generation of gaming, the system competed with the popular Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, and Super Famicom/Super Nintendo. The PC-Engine was notable for its unique HuCard (Hudson Card) format, which placed games on cards approximately the thickness, and slightly longer than, a credit card. The first system to have a CD-ROM peripheral, the...
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Feb 27, 2016
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The Atari ST was a home computer released by Atari Corporation in 1985. The "ST" officially stands for "Sixteen/Thirty Two", which referrs to the Motorola 68000's 16-bit external bus and 32-bit internals. Introduced for $800/$1000 (monochrome or color monitor), it sold into the early 1990s. Memory size ranged from 512k to 4mb. Heralded as Atari's flagship graphics machine, it competed against the Commodore Amiga and Acorn Archimedes, grabbing a significant foothold in the...
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The Astrocade is an second generation video game console and simple computer system designed by a team at Midway, the videogame division of Bally. It was marketed only for a limited time before Bally decided to exit the market. The rights were later picked up by a third-party company, who re-released it and sold it until around 1983. The Astrocade is particularly notable for its very powerful graphics capabilities for the time of release, and for the difficulty in accessing those capabilities....
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Sep 1, 2015
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The IBM Personal Computer, commonly known as the IBM PC, is the original version and progenitor of the IBM PC compatible hardware platform. It is IBM model number 5150, and was introduced on August 12, 1981. It was created by a team of engineers and designers under the direction of Don Estridge of the IBM Entry Systems Division in Boca Raton, Florida. Alongside "microcomputer" and "home computer", the term "personal computer" was already in use before 1981. It was...
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The Radio Shack/Tandy Corporation TRS-80 Color Computer (nicknamed CoCo) was released in 1980, with subsequent hardware updates in 1983, and 1986. Despite its TRS-80 heritage, the TRS-80 Color Computer differed greatly from its predecessor with the implementation of a Motorola 6890E, rather than a Zilog Z80 processor. The more expensive Motorola processor set the TRS-80 Color Computer apart from the Apple II, Commodore, and Atari systems which were based on the MOS-6502 CPU. While lacking the...
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TOSEC: The Old School Emulation Center
May 25, 2015
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MSX was the name of a standardized home computer architecture, first announced by Microsoft in June 16, 1983, conceived by Kazuhiko Nishi, then Vice-president at Microsoft Japan and Director at ASCII Corporation. It is said that Microsoft led the project as an attempt to create unified standards among hardware makers. Despite Microsoft's involvement, the MSX-based machines were seldom seen in the United States, but were popular mostly in Japan, the Middle East, Brazil, the Soviet Union, the...
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TOSEC: TOSEC (2013-10-05 Update Collection - All Platforms) This is the 2013-10-05 collection of updated TOSEC-named images. Click here to browse the list of images.
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The Watara Supervision, known as the QuickShot Supervision in the UK, was a monochrome handheld gaming system released in 1992 to compete with Nintendo's successful Game Boy. Launched at $49.95, the Supervision's cut-throat pricing meant the system suffered from a poor quality screen and lack of well-received game titles. Numerous versions of the game system were produced by third-party marketing and distribution partners as a result of Watra's outsourcing business methodology. A total of 68...
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Designed with power users in mind, the TI-86 graphing calculator has all the power and functionality of the popular TI-85 but with significant enhancements aimed at students of college mathematics, engineering, and science. The TI-86 includes a function evaluation table, deep entry recall, seven different graph styles with multiple line and shading options, and slope and direction fields for differential equations. In addition, the TI-86 boasts 96 KB of user-available memory--three times more...
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Launched with the Sega Dreamcast in 1998, the Sega Visual Memory System (VMS) was a combination memory card/standalone game console. Designed to Serve as an auxiliary display unit, the Sega VMS contained it's own CPU, flash memory, batteries, and is capable of running games/applications when not attached to the Sega Dreamcast. Browsing the Collection There are 63 images for the Sega Visual Memory System, primarily games with a small number of applications and multimedia. To browse the...
TOSEC: TOSEC PIX Collection
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TOSEC PIX Collection: 3DO (2013-04-13 Version)
TOSEC: TOSEC PIX Collection
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TOSEC PIX Collection: Sinclair (2013-04-13 Version)
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TOSEC PIX Collection: Exidy (2013-04-13 Version)
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TOSEC PIX Collection: Texas Instruments (2013-04-13 Version)
TOSEC: TOSEC PIX Collection
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TOSEC PIX Collection: ACT (2013-04-13 Version)
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TOSEC PIX Collection: Dick Smith (2013-04-13 Version)
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The Sinclair QL (for Quantum Leap), was a personal computer launched by Sinclair Research in 1984, as the successor to the Sinclair ZX Spectrum. The QL, based on the Motorola 68008 microprocessor, was aimed at the hobbyist and small business markets, but failed to achieve commercial success. The QL was the first mass-market personal computer based on the Motorola 68000-series processor family. Rushed into production, the QL beat the Apple Macintosh by a month, and the Atari ST by a year. While...
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The original Apple Computer, also known retroactively as the Apple I, or Apple-1, is a personal computer released by the Apple Computer Company (now Apple Inc.) in 1976. They were designed and hand-built by Steve Wozniak. Wozniak's friend Steve Jobs had the idea of selling the computer. The Apple I was Apple's first product, and to finance its creation, Jobs sold his only means of transportation, a VW Microbus and Wozniak sold his HP-65 calculator for $500. It was demonstrated in July 1976 at...
WonderSwan (ワンダースワン Wandāsuwan?) was a line of handheld game consoles produced in Japan by Bandai between 1999 and 2003. It was developed by the late Gunpei Yokoi's company Koto and Bandai. The WonderSwan was made to compete with the Neo Geo Pocket Color and the market leader Nintendo's Game Boy Color (even though the developer for the WonderSwan, Gunpei Yokoi, developed the original Nintendo Game Boy). The original WonderSwan was later replaced by the WonderSwan Color; although...
The Interact Home Computer was a rare and very early (1979) American home computer made by Interact Co. of Ann Arbor MI. It sold under the name "interact home computer". Only a few thousand were sold before the company went bankrupt. Most were sold by the liquidator Protecto Enterprizes of Barrington, IL through mail order. Later on the design was sold to a French company, and re-branded as the "Victor Lambda" for the French market. Browsing the Collection There are 29...
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The Adventure Vision is a self-contained (no external monitor is required) cartridge-based video game console released by Entex Industries in 1982. The Adventure Vision was Entex's second generation system. Their first console was the Entex Select-A-Game, released a year earlier in 1981. Control is through a single multi-position joystick and two sets of four buttons, one on each side of the joystick, for ease of play by both left- and right-handed players. One particular feature of the...
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The SuperGrafx (スーパーグラフィックス?) is a video game console by NEC. It is an upgraded version of the PC Engine (known as the TurboGrafx-16 in North America), released exclusively in Japan, primarily in response to the Super Famicom (Super Nintendo Entertainment System outside of Japan) from Nintendo. Originally announced as the PC Engine 2, the machine was purported to be a true 16-bit system with improved graphics and audio capabilities over the original PC Engine. Expected to...
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The Sega Game Gear launched October 1990 in Japan, and April 1991 in the rest of the world. At it's launch the Game Gear was the third commercially available color handheld console on the alongside NEC's TurboExpress and Atari's Lynx. Despite the availability of handheld versions of Sega's popular Sonic the Hedgehog series, the Game Gear met lukewarm reception in Sega's homeland of Japan. Battery life issues plagued the system as it only ran for approximately 4 hours on 6 AA batteries, compared...
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The parametron-based PC-1 computer was prototyped in 1958 at the University of Tokyo. The parametron was invented by Eiichi Goto in the laboratory of Hidetosi Takahasi at the Department of Physics, University of Tokyo. The PC-1 was a fixed point binary computer with an 18-bit short word for instructions, and an 18-bit short word and 36-bit long word for numerical values. The instruction set resembled the EDSAC, but was partially changed. A 512 short word dual-frequency magnetic core memory was...
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The VTech Laser 200 was an early 8-bit home computer from 1983, also sold as the Salora Fellow (mainly in Scandinavia, particularly Finland), the Texet TX8000 (in the United Kingdom) and the Dick Smith VZ 200 (in Australia and New Zealand). The machine ran basic games on cassette such as "Hoppy" Frogger, "Cosmic Rescue" Scramble, "VZ Invaders" Space Invaders and Moon Patrol. The computer was discontinued in 1985 to make way for more advanced home computers. An...
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The Magnavox Odyssey², known in Europe as the Philips Videopac G7000, in Brazil as the Philips Odyssey, in the United States as the Magnavox Odyssey² and the Philips Odyssey², and also by many other names, is a video game console released in 1978. In the early 1970s, Magnavox was an innovator in the home video game industry. They succeeded in bringing the first home video game system to market, the Odyssey, which was quickly followed by a number of later models, each with a few technological...
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For students in any field, but especially math and sciences, the Casio CFX-9850GC PLUS graphing calculator is a problem-solving tool with over 900 features for storing, graphing, and analysis. You can execute evaluation tables on a split screen (which allows you to trace the graph and scroll table values simultaneously) to display graphs and tables. With a long list of features, you can master list-based, one- and two-variable statistical calculations, a variety of regressions, statistics,...
From segaretro.org: The Super Magic Drive, manufactured by Front Far East, is a copier that dumps game cartridge info to four different types of floppy disks or to a PC directly via a parallel port. These files come in SMD format, which in turn can be used on an emulator. In addition, putting different floppy disks in the Super Magic Drive allows them to be playable on the Sega Mega Drive. It also has features for supporting battery-backed RAM present in some game cartridges, as well as...
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The EACA EG2000 Colour Genie was a computer produced by Hong Kong-based manufacturer EACA and introduced in Germany in August 1982. It followed their earlier Video Genie I and II computers and was released around the same time as the business-oriented Video Genie III. The BASIC was compatible with the Video Genie I and II and the TRS-80, except for graphic and sound commands; some routines for Video Genie I BASIC commands were left over in the Colour Genie's BASIC ROM. Programs were provided to...
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The Coleco Adam is a home computer released in 1983 by American toy manufacturer Coleco. It was an attempt to follow on the success of the company's ColecoVision video game console. The Adam was not very successful, partly because of early production problems. Coleco announced the Adam in June 1983 at the Summer Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and executives predicted sales of 500,000 by Christmas 1983. From the time of the computer's introduction to the time of its shipment, the price...
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The Commodore 128 (C128, CBM 128, C=128) home/personal computer was the last 8-bit machine commercially released by Commodore Business Machines (CBM). Introduced in January 1985 at the CES in Las Vegas, it appeared three years after its predecessor, the bestselling Commodore 64. The C128 was a significantly expanded successor to the C64 and unlike the earlier Commodore Plus/4, nearly full compatibility with the C64 was retained, in both hardware and software. The new machine featured 128 kB of...
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The CDTV (an acronym for "Commodore Dynamic Total Vision", a backronym of an acronym for "Compact Disk Television", giving it a double meaning) was a multimedia platform developed by Commodore International and launched in 1991. On a technological level it was essentially a Commodore Amiga 500 home computer in a Hi-Fi style case with a single-speed CD-ROM drive. Commodore marketed the machine as an all-in-one home multimedia appliance rather than a computer. As such, it...
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The Apple III (often rendered as Apple ///) is a business-oriented personal computer produced and released by Apple Computer that was intended as the successor to the Apple II series, but largely considered a failure in the market. Development work on the Apple III started in late 1978 under the guidance of Dr. Wendell Sander. The machine was first announced and released on May 19, 1980, but due to serious stability issues that required a design overhaul and a recall of existing machines, it...